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Re: FYI: VCS choice these days

On Wed, May 21, 2008 at 03:10:14PM -0500, Steve Greenland wrote:
> On 21-May-08, 11:15 (CDT), Osamu Aoki <osamu@debian.org> wrote: 
> > Hi, (Composed as UTF-8 mail with graphic characters)
> > 
> > I have been trying to update debian reference.  As a part of this
> > effort, I made snapshot of popularity of packages.
> > 
> > One of the most interesting thing I noticed by doing this was change in
> > popularity of VCS.  (Just 1/2 year r so).
> > 
> > When I started to track popcon data, CVS was used more than SVN.  GIT
> > was just had very minor portion of VCS user.
> > 
> > Here are a summary of the version control system (VCS) on the Debian system now:
> > [*snip*] 
> FWIW, and I'm not sure it actually conflicts or invalidates or even
> causes questions of the popcon data, but installs, at least, may not
> mean that much. On my main home box, several years old now, I've got all
> of cvs, svn, rcs[1], mercurial, git, and bzr installed, because at one
> point or another I've need to grab source from a repository that used
> that particular tool. Currently I only *use* mercurial. 

Also, one can have, for instance, cvs or svn installed because they use
git-cvsimport or git-svn.


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